November 14, 2020

Musicnet Summary to 15 Nov 2020


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Summary to 2020

A recent report concluded that NZ (along with Austrailan) schools are killing creativity. Do you agree? Have a look at the report here. 

General (for all Music Levels)

Tom is looking for 10 secondary students who use a DAW to be part of his research.

What are your thoughts on playing or performing Michael Jackson in schools?

Mount Maunganui College has released an album of originals. Hear their interview on Radio NZ or read about it in the NZ Herald.

Do you have ideas for a non-religious prizegiving song for Yrs 4-6?

Advice for Digital Keyboards. 

Do you do a Foley recording project? What software do you use?

Andrew gathered data on how much time is allocated to music in Yr9 and YR10. 

You want to buy a bass amp that won’t die? Read this thread.


You have until monday night to give feedback on the Performing Arts Technology standards that have been reviewed.

How do you monitor NCEA practice and performance accountability?

Professional Development and Events

Taonga Puoro workshop on Monday 16th Nov

MENZA WLG cluster meeting Monday 16th Nov.

MENZA AKL cluster meeting Wed Nov 18th.

Postgraduate Study in Music Education through the University of Auckland.

Auckland Youth Orchestra auditions are held on the 6 Dec.

Jazz Educators Workshops are happening 14-18 Dec in Wellington.

Sole Singing and Performance Academy Jan workshops.

Summer School for Strings, Piano and Flute in Jan in CHCH.

2021 Virturally Summer School Music Program. 


Ruben is looking for Woodwind work in the Wellington Region.

Jessie is looking for Guitar work in the Auckland Region.

TIC Music position at Queen Elizabeth College. 

Vocal position in AKL.

Piano position in AKL.

Cello position in AKL.

Guitar/bass position in Kawerau

Ministry of Education Lead Secondary Advisor position.

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